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San Jose State University

San Jose, California

USA

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About

Established in 1857, as the Minns Evening Normal School in San Francisco, San Jose State University is a comprehensive public university in California. It is the oldest educational institution on the West Coast and one of the founding members of the California State University System. The university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. San Jose State University is considered one of the most transformative universities in the United States. It is also an essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and California. 

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the world’s high-tech capital, it is home to 34,000+ students who enjoy access to some excellent resources. The campus includes recreation, wellness, athletics facilities; a diverse range of student services; and some of California's most renowned science, technology, math, and engineering programs.

The university offers a comprehensive education, granting more than 200 degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. The most prominent majors at SJSU include Business, Management, Related Support Services, Marketing, Engineering, Journalism, Social Sciences, Communication, Psychology, and Visual and Performing Arts. 

The faculty and staff at the San Jose State University are highly dedicated and committed to helping out their students in every possible way. Companies in Silicon Valley are more attracted to SJSU than any other university in the U.S. Most students are placed well, considering the successful career fairs organized by the university. Through the dynamic campus community and international alumni network, a large pool of opportunities are available for students. Notable alumni of the university include Stevie Nicks (musician), Gordon Moore (co-founder of Intel Corporation) and, Ray Dolby (founder of Dolby Laboratories)

Ranking & Accolades

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iSC Global

Regional

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iSC Regional

U.S. News

1418

U.S. News

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Times

1001 - 1200

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    1. San Jose State University is ranked "#22" in "Regional Universities West" and "#11" in "Best Colleges for Veterans" by "U.S. News & World Report."
    2. San Jose State University ranks in the range "#1001-1200" in "World University Rankings 2022" by "Times Higher Education."
    3. SJSU is ranked "#291" in "U.S. College Rankings 2022" by "Times Higher Education."

Admission

Here's what San Jose State University looks for in a student during the selection process. Learn about San Jose State University's admission criteria, rate, and requirements below.

Acceptance Rate55.2 %

Undergraduate

Application Fee

55 USD

Minimum GPA

3.05

SAT Range

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ACT Range

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IELTS Range

6.5

TOEFL Range

80 (iBT)

PTE Range

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Graduate

Application Fee

55 USD

Minimum GPA

3.05

GRE Range

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GMAT Range

-

IELTS Range

6.5

TOEFL Range

80 (iBT)

PTE Range

-

Courses

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Accountancy

Masters

Degree

2 years

Tenure

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Tuition Fee

Advertising

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

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Tuition Fee

Aerospace Engineering

Masters

Degree

2 years

Tenure

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Tuition Fee

Aerospace Engineering

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

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Tuition Fee

Fees

Cost is an important aspect of choosing your dream college. Get detailed information about San Jose State University’s tuition fees, living expenses and financial aid opportunities below. 

Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually

Undergraduate

Tuition Fee

18,538 USD

Cost of Attendance

18,538 USD

Scholarships

8,011 USD

Accomodation

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Graduate

Tuition Fee

18,538 USD

Cost of Attendance

18,538 USD

Scholarships

8,011 USD

Accomodation

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Highlights

Find miscellaneous information about students, campus and faculty of San Jose State University below.

Total Students

32773

International Students

12%

Student Gender Distribution

Male

Male

52.29%

Female

Female

47.71%

Student Faculty Ratio

Students

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Faculty

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Graduation Rate

53.83 %

Avg. Earning after Graduation (annually)

53,700 USD

Accomodation for Undergrad

Available (On-Campus)

Accomodation for Grad

Available (On-Campus)

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

Approved

Additional Info

San Jose State University is the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast.

Application Process

Online

International Email

graduate@sjsu.edu

International Phone

+1 4089242427

Website

https://www.sjsu.edu/

Location

Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked questions related to the university

Does San Jose State University offer financial aid to students?

SJSU offers limited financial aid, consisting of Grants and Stafford Loans. It is mandatory to register with a minimum of half-time of the total attendance to qualify to receive financial aid.

Does SJSU have spring intake?
Students must complete all admission requirements by the end of the Fall 2021 semester to be eligible for Spring 2022. SJSU will honor the degree if the ADT is completed within the end of the Fall 2021 semester.
Is San Jose States University good for biology?

SJSU was ranked among the top 150 universities on College Factual's list of best schools for biology majors. This program is ranked #19 in California.

What major is San Jose State University known for?
The most prominent majors at SJSU include: Business, Management, Related Support Services, Marketing, Engineering, Journalism, Social Sciences, Communication, Psychology, and Visual and Performing Arts.
How many students graduate from SJSU each year?

For the A.Y. 2020-21, 1100 male and 1200 female students graduated, completing their jobs in the estimated period. SJSU is home to over 33000 students, including 15% international aspiring students.